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EPPJ Places Fourth At Ewing Golf Invite

EWING — Competing at Summerland Golf Course for the second time this season, the Wolfpack golf team placed fourth at the Ewing Invite. Competing Wednesday,...

Behnk Wins Triple Jump At O’Neill Invite

O’NEILL — Conditions were less than ideal, but that didn’t hinder the Wolfpack from competing Thursday at the O’Neill Invite. Cold, fog and clouds...

Henn, Rossman To Fill Coaching Vacancies

The District #18 Board of Education approved extra-curricular assignments for the 2017-18 school year. At Wednesday night’s meeting, the board approved what administration officials had...

Ball Park Cleanup To Be Monday Night

Attention all supporters of youth summer ball programs! There will be a work night at the ball fields on Monday evening, April 24, beginning at...

Wemhoff To Play In Striv All-Star Game

Wolfpack senior point guard Baylee Wemhoff has been selected to play in the Striv 2017 All-Star Classic Basketball Game, presented by Cornerstone Bank. York High...

Wolfpack Track Teams Compete At Antelope County Track Meet

NELIGH — The Antelope County Track Meet, for the first time in years, was actually held in Antelope County Tuesday. The new six-lane track at...

Martinsen Wins High Jump At Fullerton Monday

FULLERTON — Elgin Public-Pope John opened the spring track season Monday afternoon competing at the Fullerton Invite. Sophomore Kaylee Martinsen led the Wolfpack girls, winning...

Coaches Needed For Elgin Summer Ball Teams

Elgin summer youth ball programs are looking for coaches for the girls T-ball and boys Pee Wee teams. If interested in coaching either of these...

Evans, Bode Among Statistical Leaders For Boys Basketball

ELGIN — Final statistics have been released for the Wolfpack boys basketball team. Under first year coach Michael Becker, the Wolfpack dropped their first five...

Bode Earns Nod For All-NVC Second Team

Last week the Niobrara Valley Conference announced all-conference teams. Named to the first team were: Caleb Rihanek — Boyd Co. Tyson Belitz — Neligh-Oakdale Grant White — Neligh-Oakdale Josh...

Wolfpack Duo Named To All-NVC First Team

Two members of the Wolfpack state tournament basketball team head up selections to the Niobrara Valley Conference all-conference selections announced last week. Sophomore Ally Wemhoff...

Wolfpack Wrestlers Earn NVC Honors

The NVC All-Conference wrestling team for 2017 has been announced. Two Wolfpack wrestlers earned recognition from coaches in the conference. Both Cory Romej and Logan...

Wemhoff Sisters Led EPPJ Hoopsters In Scoring During 2016-17 Season

ELGIN — It may have been the best season EVER for the Elgin Public-Pope John Wolfpack girls basketball team. Season-ending statistics bear that out as...

Bode To Play In NEN All-Star Classic

Rosters for the 5th Annual Red vs. White Northeast Nebraska All-Star Football Classic have been announced by the event’s Board of Directors, according to...

Spinning Tales — What Began With Cheers Ends In Tears

By Dennis Morgan, Publisher Seasons begin, seasons end. For this year’s Wolfpack girls basketball team, the end came abruptly, leaving fans wanting more. Heartland dashed our Wolfpack...

Wolfpack Wrestlers Post Winning Marks

Singlets have been put away by the Wolfpack wrestlers as the season has come to a close. The Wolfpack finished the season with six wrestlers...

Wolfpack End Season With Loss To Heartland At State

LINCOLN — All season long the Wolfpack’s fast-paced attack has been able to put up points against opponents. On Thursday afternoon, the opening round...

Spinning Tales — EPPJ Girls Seemingly Born To Be “Wild”

Wolfpack girls are “Wild”. That’s the reputation they’ve earned this year. They did it again Saturday night, earning another wild card berth to run around with...

Wolfpack, Heartland Evenly Matched In Opening Round Of State Tournament

Two teams, each looking to make history at the Girls State Basketball Tournament, will face each other in the opening round Thursday. Elgin Public-Pope John...

Spartans End Wolfpack Boys’ Season

PLAINVIEW — Dominating the first half, but holding just a one-point lead, Elgin Public-Pope John couldn’t sustain their good fortune and fell to Boyd...